Laure Manaudou was born on October 9, 1986 in Villeurbanne where
it grows and learns how to swim at the six years age. Attracted
by water and swimming, it quickly shows capacities for this
sport. It joined the club of Melun in 2000 and is involved very
hard (2 times 7 km of stroke per day and many meetings of musculation)
to reach the best level.
The results are quick
to come, and within three years it beats 20 records of France.
In 2003, she won a third place in the 100 m backstroke World
Championships and wins his first international title. The desire
to win is overwhelming and in 2004 she became the best French
representative at the Olympic Games in Athens in obtaining 3
medals (1 gold over 400 m, 1 silver in 800m and a bronze in
100 m backstroke). Discovered by the general public Laure becomes
an idol, but she keeps a cool head and remain focused on their
sport, as proof, she became world champion in 400m in July 2005.
In 2006, Laure Manaudou pulverizes the clock on 400 m (3'56
"09) and became the fastest woman in the world at that
distance (she also holds the record in the World 800 metres).
Woman of heart after the World Championships 2007 swim or she
has won 5 medals and a new world record (1'55 "52 to swim
200m free), the beautiful Laure Manaudou decided to leave the
french training center to be closer to his ex - fiancé,
Luca Marin. Yet a few months later, it changes again life coming
train with his brother to Ambérieux. Côté
heart big change, too, because the beautiful leaves Laure Luca
Marin for Benjamin Stasiulis, a young promising swimmer. Despite
criticism, Laure Manaudou remains a great champion, it is proving
to the European Championship in December 2007 by winning two
wins and a new European record in 100 meters. Beginning 2008,
in order to prepare more actively the Olympics in Beijing, Laure
Manaudou made double blow by settling in Mulhouse, it is reflected
in the same club as her boyfriend and trains under the leadership
of Lionel Horter, a french best coach. There she is preparing
for the Beijing Olympic Games. In addition she always swim under
the watchful dazzled an audience captivated by its charm and
talent who support once again for the Olympic Games in Beijing
where it is hoped that our siren shine.